Major League Eating

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July 8 2010 7:49 AM

Major League Eating

Fifty years from now, when historians are looking for a moment that captures the depravity of our age—the gluttony, the self-destruction, the craving for worthless fame—it won't be bathhouses, Big Love , or AdultFriendFinder. It'll be Joey Chestnut stuffing that 68 th hot dog down his unresisting gullet, live on ESPN.

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Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

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